Shipwreck off the Black Sea Coast

Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky

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Property from a Private European Collection Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky 1817 - 1900 Shipwreck off the Black Sea Coast signed in Latin and dated 1887 l.l., further signed and inscribed Russe on the reverse oil on canvas Canvas: 137 by 234cm, 54 by 92in. Framed: 150 by 247.5cm, 59 by 97½in. Provenance A gift from industrialist and art collector James Fredrik Dickson (1844-1898) to his daughter, Countess Blanche Bonde of Sweden (1865-1960) Thence by descent to Count Thure Bonde (1908-1998) Private collection, Portugal, acquired in 1976 Sothebys London, The Russian Sale, 31 May 2006, lot 19 Private European collection, acquired at the above sale Sothebys London, Important Russian Art, 2 June 2014, lot 20 Acquired at the above sale by the present owner Literature G.Caffiero and I.Samarine, Neizvestnyi Aivazovskii: k 200-letiyu so dnya rozhdeniya, Moscow: SLOVO, 2016, pp.236-237 illustrated, p.397 illustrated and listed as CS-1887-010